Beyond intellectual property matching information protection to innovation

Beyond Intellectual Property explores the many means by which information is protected. Based on thorough empirical research in the US and Europe as well as practical experience of economic innovation, it goes far beyond the traditional realm of intellectual property. It also identifies the need for...

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Main Author: Kingston, William
Corporate Author: Edward Elgar Publishing
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Cheltenham Edward Elgar c2010
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Collection: Edward Elgar eBooks Archive 1993-2015 - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:Beyond Intellectual Property explores the many means by which information is protected. Based on thorough empirical research in the US and Europe as well as practical experience of economic innovation, it goes far beyond the traditional realm of intellectual property. It also identifies the need for urgent reform of present arrangements and suggests practical ways of achieving this
Information, property rights and innovation -- The most-used information protection means : capability and marketing -- Protecting disembodied information : 'intellectual property' -- International information protection -- Information protection and visions of the public good -- How interests came to shape information protection -- Rescuing a dysfunctional system -- Compulsory arbitration for dispute resolution -- Better measurement for information protection -- Protecting the information of smaller firms -- Direct protection of innovation -- Epilogue : Must interests prevail?
Physical Description:viii, 247 p
ISBN:1848449925
9781848449923
9781781000762